Win the title of “Most Creative” costume this year by wearing something that no one else has thought of. With lots of costume shops and thrift stores in both Stratford and surrounding areas, you’ll be able to put the finishing touches on your costume or finally figure out what you’re going to be. To help residents of the Avon Place Apartments make this Halloween one to remember, our preferred property management company, Williams and McDaniel, has put together some independent costume stores and thrift stores worth visiting.
Seams Like Magic/Kind of Magic
Situated in Waterloo, Seams Like Magic has been providing professional performers, makeup artists and everyone else with a full range of professional face paint, makeup, wigs and costumes. Drop by and check out their selection of products that will enhance your Halloween costume. Located at 321 Weber Street North, the store is a 45-minute drive from the Stratford apartments.
Goodwill Community Store & Donation Centre
Simultaneously support your local community and find a costume that speaks to you by visiting Goodwill Community Store. Whether you’re looking for outfits for kids, women, men or even the family pooch, you’ll find something truly unique at the store. New donations are arriving every day, so make sure you pick up that item right when you see it. Located at 1032 Ontario Street in Stratford, the store is an eight-minute drive from the Avon Place Apartments.
McCulloch’s Costume & Party Supplies
Whether you’re looking for costumes, accessories, makeup, decorations, jokes or magic tricks, McCulloch’s Costume Co Inc. has exactly what you’ve been looking for. Family owned and operated, this Canadian business has been supplying Southwestern Ontario with expertly crafted costumes and party supplies throughout the years. The Costume Rental Department currently has thousands of adult and parade costumes that can be booked for upcoming parties. Located in London, Ontario at 1140 Dundas Street, this store is a 49-minute drive from the apartments.
Salvation Army Thrift Store
Pick up a full costume or the finishing touches for your existing one at the Salvation Army Thrift Store. You can feel good about helping those in need and getting some Halloween accents for significantly less. The store is located in St Mary’s at 35 Water Street, which is a 21-minute drive from the Avon Place Apartments.
Queen of Hearts Costumes
Experience the best of dressing up at Queen of Hearts Costumes. Kids and adults can look through a large selection of wigs, props, rentals and theatrical makeup and can seek the assistance of the store’s friendly staff. Whether you’re looking for a particular costume or need some guidance when it comes to zombie-style makeup or even the proper care instructions to keep your wigs looking fabulous, Queen of Hearts Costumes’ staff can certainly help. For the store’s latest news, check out their Facebook page and Twitter accounts. Located at 91 King Street North in Waterloo, this costume haven is a 45-minute drive from the apartments.
With Halloween approaching quickly, it is important to get your costume ready in advance and avoid the last-minute scramble by visiting these retailers. Here you’ll find a costume that is sure to make you the talk of every party you attend. Located at 359-397 Railway Avenue, Williams and McDaniel’s Avon Place Apartments offer current and prospective residents a great rental option in the charming town of Stratford.